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August 26, 2013

New Trove of Open Access images



Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (German, 1736-1783)
The Vexed Man, after 1770, Alabaster
Object: H: 39.4 x W: 27.3 x D: 26 cm (15 1/2 x 10 3/4 x 10 1/4 in.)
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Following the lead of countless other museums like the Rijksmuseum and London's Victoria and Albert, the The Getty Trust is now making most of their digital resources available without restriction. Images from the Getty Museum and the Getty Research Institute will be provided at high resolution for download. A credit line "Digital image courtesy of the Getty's Open Content Program" is requested.

To browse or search the initial release of 4,600 images from the Getty Museum, go here




Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853 - 1890)
Irises, 1889, Oil on canvas
Unframed: 74.3 x 94.3 cm (29 1/4 x 37 1/8 in.)
Framed: 94.9 x 114.9 x 11.4 cm (37 3/8 x 45 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles




Unknown
Helmet, 350 - 300 B.C., Bronze
Object (without cheek flaps): H: 27.9 x D: 20 x Circumference: 66.4 cm (11 x 7 7/8 x 26 1/8 in.)
Object (cheek flap, proper right): L: 13.3 x W: 8.3 cm (5 1/4 x 3 1/4 in.) Object (cheek flap, proper left): L: 13.3 x W: 18.7 cm (5 1/4 x 7 3/8 in.)
The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles


Posted by sgarrett at August 26, 2013 12:23 PM

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